Surrey

Simran Sarai (left) is the third candidate vying for a seat in the Surrey South byelection, for the BC Green Party. (Contributed photo)

BC Green Party announces candidate in Surrey South byelection

SFU student, climate advocate Simran Sarai is third candidate announced for Sept. 10 byelection

 

Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, speaks during the 2019 Drug & Gang Free Surrey Walk hosted by PICS. (Photo: pics.bc.ca)

Surrey rally to take aim at gangs and drugs Thursday at city hall, Holland Park

PICS also hosting gala dinner with former B.C. Premier Glen Clark as guest speaker

 

Canada Border Services Agents found 33-kg of methamphetamine in a tractor-trailer entering Surrey from the U.S. The driver of the vehicle has now been charged with four years in prison. (BC RCMP handout photo)

Surrey trucker sentenced to 4 years in prison for smuggling meth across border

The driver of the vehicle was attempting to smuggle the drugs into Canada from the U.S.

 

The Afro Caribbean Cultural Summerfest of Surrey kicked off its inaugural celebration on Saturday, August 13 for a two-day event. Musical stylings of the Caribbean band, The Sweet Pan Steel Band was enjoyed by many on Sunday afternoon. (Sobia Moman photo)

VIDEO: Surrey’s first Afro Caribbean Summerfest a success in representation, cultural appreciation

The inaugural event ran from Aug. 13 to 14 and saw over a thousand people come out

The Afro Caribbean Cultural Summerfest of Surrey kicked off its inaugural celebration on Saturday, August 13 for a two-day event. Musical stylings of the Caribbean band, The Sweet Pan Steel Band was enjoyed by many on Sunday afternoon. (Sobia Moman photo)
Toxic drug crisis is affecting B.C.’s population increasingly, leading to calls for safer supply, decriminalization and better support for those suffering. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media photo)

South Surrey counsellors, advocates bring attention to men in trades experiencing substance addiction

Tides of Change created a short film with men sharing their experience in the industry and drug use

Toxic drug crisis is affecting B.C.’s population increasingly, leading to calls for safer supply, decriminalization and better support for those suffering. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media photo)
Shirley Goodwin stands at the southwest entrance to Holland Park, across the street from the house where she has lived since 1964. Over the years Goodwin has watched the park develop into a gathering place for large festivals and concerts. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

SURREY NOW & THEN: Once well forested, Holland Park now filled with summer concerts, festivals

‘The park is being used as a venue for a lot of things it shouldn’t be used for,’ longtime resident laments

Shirley Goodwin stands at the southwest entrance to Holland Park, across the street from the house where she has lived since 1964. Over the years Goodwin has watched the park develop into a gathering place for large festivals and concerts. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
An example of Surrey Mounties and Surrey Police Service officers patrolling the city’s streets together. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)

Final Surrey Police Service take-over date from RCMP still unknown

In this special report, the Now-Leader explores why that is

An example of Surrey Mounties and Surrey Police Service officers patrolling the city’s streets together. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey council chambers in city hall. (File photo)

OUR VIEW: Whale of a story for Surrey council, KTRIS

Safe Surrey Coalition majority refused to apologize to seven KTRIS members for barring them from participating in council meetings last year

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Surrey council chambers in city hall. (File photo)
Black Press Media file photo.

Law society suspends Surrey lawyer for 2 months

Serf Grewal suspended effective Aug. 2 after tribunal found he committed professional misconduct

Black Press Media file photo.
Police at the scene of deadly shooting that involved a taxi in the Guildford area of Surrey on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 9. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Police at the scene of deadly shooting that involved a taxi in the Guildford area of Surrey on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 9. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

One dead, one injured in Surrey shooting Tuesday afternoon

‘We have confirmed that one person is deceased and a second person has been transported to hospital,’ Surrey RCMP Cpl. Vanessa Munn said

Police at the scene of deadly shooting that involved a taxi in the Guildford area of Surrey on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 9. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Police at the scene of deadly shooting that involved a taxi in the Guildford area of Surrey on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 9. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Screenshot from the registration page for the 55+ tech forums the City of Surrey plans to host this fall and winter. (Image via surrey.ca)

City to host series of tech forums for seniors

Three free forums to be held in Whalley, Newton, Cloverdale

Screenshot from the registration page for the 55+ tech forums the City of Surrey plans to host this fall and winter. (Image via surrey.ca)
Surrey city hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey council refuses to apologize to 7 residents who were barred from meetings

‘We sure as hell weren’t vindicated,’ said Annie Kaps, one of the residents

Surrey city hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)
Surrey homicide victim Jatinder “Michael” Sandhu. (Photo: IHIT)

Police still looking for Jatinder ‘Michael’ Sandhu’s killer

Sandhu, 28, was shot dead in Whalley six years ago

Surrey homicide victim Jatinder “Michael” Sandhu. (Photo: IHIT)
Pattullo Bridge. (Photo: TransLink)

Northbound lanes on Pattullo Bridge closed overnight this Friday

The bridge will be open only to southbound traffic into Surrey from 10 p.m. Friday (August 12) to 5 a.m. Saturday because of construction work

Pattullo Bridge. (Photo: TransLink)
Artist’s conception of a five-highrise residential development proposed for Surrey city centre, source City of Surrey
Artist’s conception of a five-highrise residential development proposed for Surrey city centre, source City of Surrey
Kuldip Pelia. (Submitted photo)

Whalley’s Kuldip Pelia running for Surrey mayor

He’s Surrey’s sixth mayoral candidate to announce he’s running for the big chair in Oct. 15 election

Kuldip Pelia. (Submitted photo)
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Burned vehicle found in Crescent Park parking lot

‘At this time, there’s no connections’ to ongoing gang conflict: RCMP

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KPU students’ ‘Summer Fling Neighbourhood Clean-Up Party’ at Surrey park welcomes residents

Two-hour event Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Newton Athletic Park, from 6 to 8 p.m.

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Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Cloverdale will host three all-candidates meetings ahead of the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Trio of all-candidates meetings set for Cloverdale

Mayoral-candidates meeting to be held two days before municipal election

Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Cloverdale will host three all-candidates meetings ahead of the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Mukhtiar Panghali, left, and Manjit Panghali.

Surrey wife killer Mukhtiar Panghali granted day parole

The Parole Board of Canada on July 25 granted Mukhtiar Singh Panghali, 50, day parole for six months

Mukhtiar Panghali, left, and Manjit Panghali.